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All In The News tagged "Cybersecurity Institute"

Apple Kills Group FaceTime Calls to Fix Bug That Allows Eavesdropping

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Jan. 29 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a security vulnerability with FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop during group chats.

Beware of New Pyramid Schemes on Popular Social Media Sites

Rob D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Jan. 17 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about a new pyramid scheme on social media. The story was picked up by a number of affiliates across the country, including WRC-TV (Boston), KNTV-TV (San Francisco) and KNSD-TV (San Diego).

Why This Cybersecurity Firm Ditched The Virtual Model For an Office in Philly

Drexel's student cyber defense team from the Isaac L. Auerbach Cybersecurity Institute, was mentioned in a May 25 Technically Philly story about Security Risk Advisors, a cybersecurity firm, moving its office to Center City. The story notes that part of the firm's reason for the move was having a location closer to the cybersecurity talent at Drexel and Penn.

Avoiding Cyber Attacks: What To Do If Ransomware Is In Your Machine

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) in May 15 stories about a global cyber attack that has been infecting computers with ransomware.

Ex-Doctor Hacks Into Cell Phones, Emails, Social Media Accounts of Female High School Classmates: Police

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a March 27 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a former physician at Thomas Jefferson Hospital who illegally gained access to email accounts of several of his former high school classmates. 

Team Of Drexel Students Compete Against The Best in Computer Programming And Defense

Colbert Zhu, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Feb. 25 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Drexel's team competing in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge. The "Cyber Dragons" team is advised by faculty from the Isaac L. Auerbach Cybersecurity Institute and professionals from the Susquehanna International Group.

Travelers, Beware! Hacking Lurks in Plugs and Ports

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 18 USA Today story about how to avoid being hacked when traveling.

Riders React to New Uber Feature, Tracking Your Location After Your Ride

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed during a Dec. 5 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment about the security and privacy implications of the ride sharing service Uber collecting location information from riders for up to five minutes after their ride has ended. 

In The Age of The Social Media Attack, Temple Freshman Lands on Haters' Radar

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks story about the security challenges posed by a spike in threats on social media since the election of Donald Trump.

 

Philly's Pope Security

Scott White, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Computing Security and Technology program, was interviewed on a WDEL-Radio (Wilmington, Del.) segment on Aug. 17 about security during the Pope's visit to Philadelphia.

Drexel Researchers Track ‘Cyber Fingerprints’ to Identify Programmers

Aylin Caliskan-Islam, a graduate student in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a March 9 WHYY/Newsworks story about a program she created that can track cyber criminals using features of their coding style.

Army Reserve Partnership Aims to Grow Cyber Warriors

Drexel University Cybersecurity Institute’s partnership with the U.S. Army Reserve to become one of six national cybersecurity training centers for reservists was mentioned in a Feb. 16 Army Times story.